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Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

Duration : 4 Nights / 5 Days

Destination Covered : Dehradun - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Dehradun

Price
200000

You Pay: 159000

Route Map

An Introduction

Char Dham Yatra 2020 is counted among the most spiritually journeys in India. Offering a memorable experience, 4 Nights 5 days Chardham Yatra by Helicopter form Dehradun takes devotees to the pious shrines one by one so that they get to connect with almighty.

The four pilgrimages sites are often referred to as the Chota Char Dham Yatra. While Yamunotri bows down in the worship of Yamuna River, Gangotri revers the name of River Ganga. Badrinath on the other is the abode of Lord Vishnu and Kedarnath lauds the name of Lord Shiva. All these pilgrimage sites hold major importance in the Hindu mythology.

Our Char dham Yatra package by helicopter take care of every single need of travelers. All this fill your heart with the kind of peace and calmness you wished.

Trip Highlights
  • Darshan at Yamunotri temple
  • Pay homage at Gangotri Temple
  • Find spiritual redemption at Kedarnath
  • Seek blessings at ancient Triyuginarayan temple- Kedarnath
  • Attend Special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple
  • Explore Mana village near Badrinath Temple
Itinerary Details
Day 1
Arrival Dehradun - Yamunotri Dham by Helicopter

07:00 AM: Depart from Delhradun (Sahastradhara helipad)

07:45 AM: Arrival Yamunotri Dham (Kharsali helipad)

This morning, you depart from Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun to reach Kharsali helipad, Yamunotri. On reaching Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun, you will be briefed about the entire trip and do’s and don’ts.

After reaching Kharsali (The helipad for Yamunotri), enjoy your welcome by IHPL representative, ground staff. The staff will unload all your baggage and carry them to your pre-booked hotel. you will embark upon Yamunotri Dham by Palki or Pony. Go for Darshan at the Yamnotri temple and after Darshan head back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2
Yamunotri to Gangotri Dham (By Helicopter)

07:45 AM: Depart Yamunotri (Kharsali helipad)

08:30 AM: Arrival Gangotri Dham (Harsil helipad)

Today, you depart from Yamunotri Helipad to reach Gangotri Harsil Helipad. Harsil is a beautiful town, known for its picture perfect location and picturesque valleys. Also, the place is popular to offer a serene ambiance wherein people can enjoy some time amid tranquility. Harsil Helipad is located at a distance of 22 km from Gangotri Temple.

On reaching Harsil Helipad, leave for the temple. Our ground staff will assist while you reach Gangotri temple. After Darshan at the temple, leave for your resort. Have your lunch and then relax for some time. Enjoy campfire in the evening. In the evening, you can go for an evening walk and shop for some pure wool stuff like shawls and sweaters prepared by local tribal women.

Day 3
Gangotri to Kedarnath Dham by Helicopter ( Stay at Guptkashi)

9.00 AM: Depart from Gangotri (Harsil helipad) - Arriva at Guptkashi and change the chopper at Guptkashi helipad for Kedarnath

10:00 AM : Arrive at Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath is surrounded by enchanting snowcapped peaks, and this is also the reason why it's the most remote site among all four Char Dham in Uttarakhand. Arrive at Sersi helipad from Gangotri. After getting transferred to another chopper, fly your way to Kedarnath Helipad. The temple lies at a distance of approximately 500m from the helipad and reaching it would take about 15 minutes. The temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, is built on the site where it's believed that Lord Vishnu had witnessed the wedding ceremony of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

There are no good hotel options to stay in Kedarnath. So, after darshan, you will return to Guptkashi and your stay will be arranged at Villa Aadhya. In the evening, get ready to pay homage at Triuginarayan or Kalimath Mandir

An overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4
Kedarnath to Badrinath Dham Yatra by Helicopter

10:15 AM: Depart from Kedarnath - Guptkashi helipad - change the chopper at Guptkashi helipad for Badrinath Dham

11:00 AM: Arrival at Badrinath Dham.

After arriving at Badrinath helipad, you will be transferred to the hotel. Complete your check-in formalities at the hotel, and get ready to visit the Badrinath temple. Badrinath is famous for being the holy abode of Lord Vishnu, who is also known as Lord Badri here. Enjoy your darshan at the temple. You will also visit the Mana village, which is located in close proximity to the religious site of Badrinath.

However, the highlight of this entire Badrinath yatra is the special Maha Abhishek Pooja. It commences at 4 AM sharp in early morning and continues for almost 2hrs. A special arrangement has been made for all the guests to sit inside the temple and watch the proceedings of the Shringar of the deity from close quarters.

Day 5
Badrinath to Dehradun Departure (By Helicopter)

11:30 AM: Departure Badrinath helipad

12:30 AM: Arrival Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun

The star attraction of the Yatra is the Special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple. This special Puja starts at 4.30 am in the morning and lasts for 2 hours. Enjoy this opportunity of sitting inside the temple and having Darshan.

Later, depart from Badrinath Temple to reach Sahastradhara Helipad, Dehradun. The tour ends here.


Price Guide
No. of Pax Our Price
Min. 02 INR 1,59,000 /- Per Person inclusive of GST & Royalty Charges*

*Body Weight of Each Guest must be up to 75 Kg.

 

Hotels to be used / Similar

Destination Hotels Meals Plan
Dehradun Hotel Madhuban Nothing
Kharsali Kalindi Hill Top All Meals
Harsil Hasil Retreat All Meals
Sersi Ghughuti Resort All Meals
Badrinath Hotel Snowcrest All Meals

*01 Chopper Helicopter will allow 420 Kg Maximum weight.

 

Note:- We can customize the hotels and tour as per your choice with cost adjustments.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions:-

  • Helicopter flying charges ex-Dehradun.
  • Complimentary stay at Dehradun on your date of arrival on Room Only basis (no meals included). This additional night makes our heli-tour a 5N/6D tour.
  • Airport to hotel, and hotel to helipad transfers at Dehradun.
  • Local transportation at Harsil, Sersi and Badrinath ji.
  • Hotel accommodation for 4 nights on All Meals at each Dham.
  • Palki/Pony at Yamunotri.
  • Shri Kedarnath ji shuttle tickets.
  • VIP Darshan at all four temples.
  • Royalty, landing and parking charges applicable, as per UCADA order dated 12th May, 2018.
  • Charter handling charges.

Additional Add-on Services available:

  • Maha Abhishek Puja at Badrinath ji = INR 4,300/person (all inclusive). Total 100% amount has to be paid in cash to our representative at Dehradun, so that we can arrange and book the Puja in advance on behalf each guest.
  • Himalayan Darshan: Joy ride of approximately additional 30 minutes flying, during your flight from Sersi to Badrinath ji = INR 23,000/Person (tax inclusive). Confirmation for the same has to be done at the time of booking of your heli-tour.
  • (Aerial views to capture during the Joy ride: Chopta Peak Temple, Snow-capped mountains of the Garhwal Himalayan Range, Majestic Nanda Devi Peak and Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib. Guests would witness views they have never seen before.)
  • Mussoorie Visit: On your date of arrival or departure, we can arrange and book transportation for Mussoorie day trip from Dehradun = INR 6,600 for Innova – up to 06 guests (tax inclusive). Confirmation for the same has to be done at the time of booking of your heli-tour.
  • Note – Guides are not provided by us for the trip. Guests can take the vehicle and do sight-seeing as per their own desire.
  • Haridwar Or Rishikesh Visit: On your date of arrival or departure, we can arrange and book transportation for Mussoorie day trip from Dehradun = INR 6,600 for Innova – up to 06 guests (tax inclusive). Confirmation for the same has to be done at the time of booking of your heli-tour.


IMPORTANT GUIDLEINES FOR GUESTS:

  • Carrying of AADHAR/PAN CARD is must for all Indians, and passport is required in case for foriegn nationals.
  • Available Hotel properties at Yamunotri and Kedarnath are non-star category and the stay is arranged at best amongst them. Food served is pure vegetarian.
  • Hotels are subject to sudden change, due to unavoidable circumstances and 01 Double Room will be provided.
  • All temples in Chardham sector are located at a high altitude, & guests are advised to carry their own medication with them. Guests are also advised to carry heavy woolen clothing with them, since during evenings & nights the temperature drops drastically.
  • Weighing at the time of boarding the helicopter is a must, since the company shall not allow boarding in case the total weight exceeds the weight limitation of the helicopter. And, due to the same reason, in case of more than 01 available aircraft, we reserve the right to shuffle passengers between helicopters to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills.
  • Guests are advised to kindly keep their daily-use medical kits with them, during travel.
  • When planning your tour, we strongly advise the guests to keep one additional day at hand at Dehradun, over and above the 5N6D period, so that they do not end up in problem in case the weather gets very bad after the commencement of tour.
  • We provide 01 Innova vehicle at Dehradun and Harsil, and 01 Xylo/TUV300 at Sersi and Badrinath for local transportation. 01 vehicle is booked for a group of 06 people. In case any guest or group wishes to book personal vehicle for themselves, on non-sharing basis, it shall be extra chargeable @ INR 13,000 (tax inclusive).


TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • Flying in hills are subject to many factors like delayed clearances from Air Force & Civil Aviation, VVIP movements, valley flying by Indian Air Force (NOTAM), bad weather, sudden occurrence of technical snag in helicopter, illness of flying crew or late reporting of the guests at the helipads.
  • Any passenger weighing above 80 Kg, shall have to pay extra weight charges @ INR 250/kg for the excess weight, toward the extra weight charges against Palki at Yamunotri, & shuttle service at Sersi on direct payment basis.
  • Our company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the ground to the party. Therefore, in your own interest, guests are hereby advised to kindly consult a doctor and get medical check-up done, before commencing the yatra. Medical check-up is mainly required if a guest has any medical suffering/condition.
  • Any donations, tips, pitthu and porter charges shall be borne by the guests only.


Single Supplement @ INR 21,500/- shall be extra chargeable, in case any guest wishes to stay in a single occupancy room at the hotels.

  • CARRIAGE BY AIR ACT, 1972

The carriage is subject to Chopper Company regulations relating to the conditions of Non-International Carriage (Passenger and Baggage) framed in accordance with The Carriage by Air Act, 1972 and Notification regarding application of the carriage which is non-international.
The liability of the company for damage sustained in the event of the death or wounding of a passenger or any other bodily injuiry suffered by passenger or by his registered baggage during the course of carriage by air will be governed by the provisions of sections 4,5,6 and the rules contained in the second Schedule of Carriage by Air Act 1972 with certain exceptions, adaptations, modifications, etc as notified in the Govt. of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation Notification and as amended from time to time.

  • NO AERIAL PHOTOPGRAPHY

Aerial Photography from Helicopter is illegal and punishable by law and photography at the helipad is strictly prohibited.

  • INFANTS

Infant below 2 years/12kg are carried free of charge. In case of verification of age, ID proof/birth certificate of the child shall be checked.

  • HAND BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

Only one handbag weighing a maximum of 5 kgs is allowed per passenger.

  • HELICOPTER WEIGHT LIMTATION

Passengers would be taken on board depending up on the load and temperature conditions. Pilots call will be final. Maximum weight capacity of the helicopter is 420 kg (excluding baggage weight) at these destinations. All passengers on board must be within this limit. Hence, passengers are advised to provide us their exact weights at the time of booking and carry baggage within the permissible limit.

  • DISPUTES

Disputes as to legality, interpretation, application or performance of service or any of its terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Delhi Jurisdiction.

  • PAYMENT TERMS

The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount. Full amount has to be deposited 15 days prior to date of journey.

Rescheduling of booking to a next date will be done subject to availability and on payment of 15% of the cost. This will be permitted only if informed 10 days before arrival date. In case the rescheduling is requested with less than 10 days to the arrival, then the booking would be treated as cancelled and a fresh booking will be given subject to availability.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: If passengers wish to cancel their booking then they will have to pay following cancellation charges -

  • More than 15 days before the departure date — 35% of total charter amount
  • Between 08th to 15th day before departure date — 60% of total charter amount
  • Up to 07th day before the departure date — No Refund.
  • No show – No Refund.
  • Bad weather – Full refund toward the proportionate amount of the unutilized sector(s), minus INR 20,000 toward the flight preparation and ground arrangement charges.


BAD WEATHER SITUATION:

  • Our obligation toward this charter is up to the 4N/5D period of your Chardham yatra. Dehradun night stay is only a complimentary stay provided by us. The actual flying commences from day 02 of your tour.
  • In case the journey is not finished within the stipulated time and passengers are not able to visit one or more Dhams due to bad weather conditions/technical reasons, then the company will try to visit all places within the stipulated time, by covering more than 02 dhams in one single day. Although if this is not possible then the liability of the company will be limited to refund (as mentioned in our cancellation/refunds policy) of unutilized sectors.
  • If we are stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days, we will still try to finish the darshan on next day. Suppose there is bad weather on 3rd day, and we are unable to fly to Kedarnath then we will try to do both Kedarnath and Badrinath on 4th day. In case it is not possible to visit any dham due to bad weather situation, we will refund proportionate money (as per the cancellation/refunds policy). This means that, if due to any reason we are unable to do 2 dhams then we will refund 50% payment (minus the flight preparation/ground arrangement charges).
  • In case for 5 straight days there is no flying due to bad weather/technical reasons, guests will be refunded full refund toward the charter, minus the flight preparation charges (as per the cancellation/refunds policy).



Special Note:

  • All taxes, entrance fees, airfare, Hotel / Transport rates are as on date. Any future hike will be charged extra.
  • The above rates are valid for the above mentioned dates.  
  • The above is only an offer and we are not holding any booking at this stage, booking would be subject to availability once confirmed by you along with guest details & guarantee to book.

 

Important:

  • Identity Proof: It is Mandatory for all guests to provide Photo ID + VISA at the time of booking confirmation. 
  • Terms & conditions :For terms & conditions click: www.indiapilgrimtours.com/terms-and-conditions.html
  • Jurisdiction Clause: All the disputes arising out of this agreement or any other subsequent agreement would be subject to Delhi Courts only.

FAQ'S of Chardham Yatra By helicopter

Ques: What is route of Chardham Yatra by Helicopter?

Ans: Dehradun – Yamunotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Back to Dehradun.

Ques: How to book your Chardham helicopter tour?

Ans: You can easily book the Char Dham Helicopter tour package from our website. The steps to book your tour package is already mentioned on our website. Follow them and our tour executive will assist you throughout the time.

Ques: What is the cost of Char Dham helicopter tour?

Ans: Chardham Yatra by helicopter costs around 1.3 Lac to 1.6 Lac per person. One can easily opt for Helicopter Yatra online booking.

Ques: when is chardham yatra opening date 2020?

Ans: Chardham Yatra starting date is 26 April 2020 (tentative dates). Kedarnath and Badrinath Temple will be opened 28th April and 29 April respectively.

Ques: How many days required to complete Char Dham Yatra by helicopter?

Ans: It depends on the tour you choose. There are two different tours for Chardham Yatra by helicopter from which one is of 2-day and the other is of 5-day.

Ques: What things I should carry with me during my helicopter flight?

Ans: Helicopter tickets and cash are the two important things that you should carry during your helicopter flight. Apart from this you should also First-aid box, Woolens, Raincoat, socks, cap, Handy torch, and cash.

Ques: How many pilgrims can fly at a time on Yatra Helicopter?

Ans: Only 6 passengers can travel at a time on the Chardham Yatra by helicopter.

Ques: Who operates the Chardham Yatra Helicopter services?

Ans: India Pilgrimage Tours provides helicopter services for the Char Dham Yatra. You can book the helicopter service online from our website.

Ques: Char Dham Yatra Helicopter fly on which altitude?

Ans: The Char Dham Yatra helicopter can fly at an altitude of approx. 5,000 meters to 6,000 meters for Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Kedarnath and Badrinath, it can fly at an altitude of approx. 7,000 meters to 8,000 meters.

Ques: Helicopter services are available for the Char Dham Yatra shrines?

Ans: The helicopter services are available for all the pilgrimage sites of the Char Dham Yatra namely Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The Char Dham Yatra tour by helicopter starts from the Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun. Kedarnath and Badrinath pilgrims can avail of the helicopter services from Guptkashi, Phata, Sirsi, and Govindghat while Kharsali is the nearest helipad of Yamunotri and Harsil is the nearby helipad of Gangotri.

Ques: What is important Guidelines for Yatris?

Ans: Carrying of AADHAR/PAN CARD is must for all Indians, and passport is required in case for foriegn nationals.

Guests are advised to kindly keep their daily-use medical kits with them, during travel.

Infant below 2 years/12kg are carried free of charge. In case of verification of age, ID proof/birth certificate of the child shall be checked.

Only one handbag weighing a maximum of 5 kgs is allowed per passenger.

The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount. Full amount has to be deposited 15 days prior to date of journey.

All temples in Chardham sector are located at a high altitude, & guests are advised to carry their own medication with them. Guests are also advised to carry heavy woolen clothing with them, since during evenings & nights the temperature drops drastically..



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